Antivirus protection in Kerio Connect
Article Number: 1159 | Last Updated: Thu, Mar 23, 2017 11:01 AM
For Kerio Connect 9.2.1 and earlier, see Antivirus protection in Kerio Connect 9.2.1 and earlier.
Kerio Connect includes Kerio Antivirus, an integrated protection against malicious emails with viruses. Viruses may infect your computer and cause harm to your files or to your computer system.
Configuring Kerio Antivirus
Updating the antivirus database
After you install Kerio Connect, you must download the initial Kerio Antivirus definitions. Without it, your mail queue will be stopped.
The update starts automatically shortly after you install/update the server.
If your Kerio Connect server is behind firewall, allow HTTPS connection to:
Configuring the HTTP proxy server
If the computer with Kerio Connect is behind a firewall, you can use a proxy server to check for virus database updates.
To configure the proxy server:
Go to Configuration → Content Filter → Antivirus and click Update Now to check the connection.
Kerio Technologies issued an Antivirus SDK for Kerio Connect and Kerio Control. The Antivirus SDK includes a public API that you can use to write plugins for third-party antivirus solutions.
Filtering message attachments
For information on scanning message attachments, read Filtering message attachments in Kerio Connect.
To view the statistics for Kerio Connect antivirus control, go to Status → Statistics. This section displays the number of messages checked, viruses detected, and prohibited attachments.
You can also consult the following logs: